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CHENNAI : The Income Tax Department on Monday summoned Tamil actor Vijay over charges of tax evasion and his alleged links with financier Anbu Chezhiyan. The development comes after the IT Department on Friday carried out a raid at the actor's residence in Panaiyur area in Chennai.

IT sleuths held searches in connection with the success of a recent film which was a box office hit, collecting around 300 crore.

As per sources, the IT Department on Thursday recovered 65 crore from the residence of Vijay's alleged financer in Chennai during raids which were carried out in the connection with the tax evasion case linked to AGS Cinemas.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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